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Earthquake apps to grab early warnings, tips on your phone

Apps cannot predict when and where an earthquake will strike, but there is a relatively new early warning system for the U.S. West Coast. Those warnings will come through an …

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Buy-now-pay-later apps: How they work

(6 days ago) How the apps make money. There are several ways that the apps make a profit. Like credit cards, buy-now-pay-later companies charge merchants a …

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Five free apps to get more battery life out of your phone

(6 days ago) The app automatically finds power-hogging apps, unused services (such as Bluetooth and Account Sync), and potentially overlooked settings that can make your phone run out of power fast.

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Five apps that could help sharpen the brain

(2 days ago) The fear of decaying brains has spawned a multimillion-dollar business, and as the brain fitness craze grows, so does the number of apps and websites that promise to …

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Five free apps to get more battery life out of your phone

(4 days ago) Du Battery Saver: The Android app helps extend and improve battery life with its easy-to-use preset modes and one-touch controls. The app automatically finds power-hogging apps

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How food delivery apps have changed the game for

(8 days ago) The apps also provide restaurants a way to offer delivery without having to hire their own delivery staff — though eateries that partner with the services have to pay a fee. Along with taking a

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Study finds potentially manipulative ads in apps for

(8 days ago) The apps that the researchers reviewed came from another study on family mobile use and from the most-downloaded free and paid apps in the Google Play store, in …

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Just how much might Apple owe you for inflating the price

(5 days ago) But “apps sold through the App Store” is redundant, isn’t it? Apple doesn’t allow iPhone apps to be sold anywhere but its App Store; only those apps can be loaded onto an iPhone without

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Apps, sites aim to transform apartment rental listings

(5 days ago) Still, Kunes said, the trend toward maps and apps will only grow. In AppFolio’s survey, 44% of millennial renters said they found their apartments via …

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Organizing your recipes online

(4 days ago) Apps and programs offer a variety of options, from 'clipping' and saving recipes to importing Mom's handwritten favorites to re-creating your …

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Apple loosens app store payment rules in lawsuit

(Just Now) Apple has agreed to let developers of iPhone apps email their users about cheaper ways to pay for digital subscriptions and media by circumventing a commission system that generates billions of

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Facebook begins recovery after major outage shut down apps

(9 days ago) The company’s family of social media apps, including the main social network, photo-sharing app Instagram and messaging service WhatsApp, began to …

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Confused by all those streaming services

(1 days ago) Search engine apps including JustWatch and Reelgood help viewers find what shows and movies they’re looking for and show users what series are available through the different providers.

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Mental health apps abound. Picking the right one is tough

(1 days ago) Apps such as Woebot and TalkLife profess to help manage conditions such as anxiety and postpartum depression using games, mood journaling or …

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Apple's plan for cars: using your iPhone to control the A

(6 days ago) In 2015, Apple started allowing carmakers to build third-party apps for CarPlay that could access the car radio, GPS and climate controls. In 2019, it …

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Judge orders Apple to allow transaction options in app

(Just Now) The legal battle targeted commissions of up to 30% that Apple has been charging on digital transactions within apps. Such transactions can include Netflix or …

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Anonymous apps allow social media users to speak more

(4 days ago) The new wave of anonymous apps is threatening Facebook and other social networks that critics say have increasingly become a forum for feel-good comments and self-promotion. That is …

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Health apps: Unlimited promise or 'like having a really

(Just Now) From 2013 to 2015, the number of health and fitness apps available on Apple’s mobile operating system increased by 106%, according to one report. Some of the most popular apps

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Cheap and free therapy alternatives to boost mental health

(4 days ago) Therapy apps: Apps such as Talkspace and BetterHelp offer therapy over text, phone or video, usually for less than the average sticker price of in-person sessions. They charge a per-session

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Snap plummets as Apple changes, supply chain weigh on ads

(7 days ago) 2 hours ago · This year, Apple started requiring all apps on its iOS 15 platform to get iPhone users’ permission to be tracked for advertising purposes. Device holders have opted to give apps

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Smartphone apps let neighbors report water wasters

(2 days ago) The apps put more boots on the ground to spot waste and leaks that might go unnoticed, officials say. They say the high-tech citizen reporting programs …

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The next time you order takeout, call

(8 days ago) Revenues for the food delivery market in the U.S. are expected to grow from $26 billion in 2020 to $42 billion in the next five years, according to Business of Apps, a company that offers analysis

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How much every TV streaming service costs per month

(7 days ago) Amazon Prime Video: $8.99 Or included with $119 annual Prime membership. Apple TV+: $4.99 Disney+: $6.99 $5.83 with $69.99 annual fee. Quibi (with ads): $5 $8 with no ads; launches in …

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Can food delivery apps actually help restaurants survive

(2 days ago) Some apps temporarily reduced commission fees or offered special discounts for new sign-ups, but critics pointed out that the promotions mainly reduced fees on …

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Earthquake warning app will give anyone in California the

(4 days ago) UC Berkeley has been working on a couple of apps related to earthquake early warnings for years; the first version of MyShake, launched in 2016, was designed as …

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Buy-now-pay-later apps target young, debt-laden consumers

(2 days ago) The apps are taking off among millennials and Generation Z consumers attracted by the ability to bypass traditional credit cards and still delay payments with no interest.

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Now you can pay creators directly for their YouTube

(5 days ago) As more creators have been leaving YouTube in search of greater audience engagement on popular apps such as Instagram and TikTok, the pioneering video …

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Putting up roadblocks when Waze and other apps send cars

(8 days ago) Column: Putting up roadblocks when Waze and other apps send cars down your little street. Baxter Street has become a rush-hour thoroughfare for drivers trying to …

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Malibu app celebrates beach access -- right next to David

(1 days ago) Environmental activist Jenny Price and Escape Apps made waves a year ago by releasing an iPhone app that helped Malibu beachgoers find stretches of sand where they could sunbathe and toss Frisbees

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HTML5 apps vs. native apps: Amazon, Box.net choose both

(2 days ago) The debate between native apps and Web apps is one we've covered on the Technology blog, and even a bit on our sister blog Company Town. And as of now, there is no definite winner. Amazon's release of Kindle Cloud Reader, an HTML5 app that looks and works a lot like Amazon's Kindle app for the iPad, is an example of a Web app done right. Cloud

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Kardashian sisters and Kylie Jenner shut down apps after

(2 days ago) The apps launched in 2015, giving a preview of the lifestyle of the Kardashian and Jenner families. Fans paid $2.99 a month to find out details such as Khloe Kardashian’s workout routines or

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Fed up with TikTok, Black influencers are leaving the app

(5 days ago) The two apps have become the focal points of a small but vocal cohort of Black TikTokers looking to direct simmering dissatisfaction with TikTok into an actual exodus. Technology.

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While it defies U.S. government, Apple abides by China's

(1 days ago) Apple in the past has pulled apps from its China app store that mentioned the Dalai Lama and ethnic Uighur activist Rebiya Kadeer — both considered enemies of the state. And late last year, it

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Google tracks and records your movements even if you turn

(7 days ago) On the iPhone, it simply reads, “None of your Google apps will be able to store location data in Location History.” The iPhone text is technically true, if potentially misleading.

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Japan Olympics may be remembered for its bureaucracy

(6 days ago) A laundry list of required forms and apps caused hours-long waits for visitors arriving at Tokyo’s airports. Throughout the two weeks, an army of flustered volunteers and staff did their best to

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Smartphone COVID alert system signs up 4 million

(8 days ago) SAN DIEGO —. California’s smartphone-based COVID-19 exposure alert system had racked up 4 million signups by Friday afternoon, according to the …

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What bird is that

(Just Now) eBird by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology: Most apps have some kind of function that allows you to keep track of birds you’ve spotted, and many birding fans think eBird is the one app that can do

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Ban on China's TikTok app 'devastates' users in India

(4 days ago) In 2019, India was the only major developing economy where Chinese apps had a greater market share than American competitors, according to an analysis by MacroPolo, a …

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USC nurses strike, demanding more staff and training

(6 days ago) Nearly 1,400 registered nurses at USC's Keck Hospital and USC Norris Cancer Hospital in L.A. went on a two-day strike, protesting staffing issues some say put patients at risk.

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IPad apps: Sticker shock for some; others will remain free

(9 days ago) Some apps, however, will remain free, according to reports. Those include news apps such as NPR and USA Today, as well as utility apps such as Twitter and Kayak. Apple declined to comment on the iPad app prices. To justify the extra dollars, some apps will come with added features for their iPad versions. Take Plants vs. Zombies, for example.

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Pluto and Roku are suddenly popular as home viewing surges

(7 days ago) MILLBRAE —. Video streaming apps Roku and Pluto TV are becoming more popular among consumers looking to entertain themselves amid concerns about the rapid growth of the coronavirus. Pluto TV, a

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Opinion: Why you shouldn’t use food delivery apps HS Insider

(1 days ago) During the pandemic, apps like Doordash or Postmates have become more popular than ever before, mostly because of their convenience. With a single tap, you can get food from your favorite restaurants delivered right to your doorstep, without having to go outside and risk coming in contact with the coronavirus. However, while these apps make…

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Judge pauses Trump's plans to remove TikTok from app

(5 days ago) The directive to remove TikTok from U.S. mobile app stores came from the Commerce Department after an executive order signed by the president Aug. 6. “The concern here is …

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How one woman is boosting safety on Match, Tinder, and

(9 days ago) According to an October 2019 Pew Research Center survey, 57% of women on dating apps ages 18 to 34 said someone had sent them a sexually explicit image or …

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Google removes 21 apps infected with malware from its

(4 days ago) Google has pulled 21 free apps from its Android Market because they contained viruses, according to a report.. The move follows news of multiple apps distributed outside of Google's official Android Market system running up user's phone bills by taking over text messaging and Web browser functions.. Android is the world's most popular mobile operating system and the OS and its apps are …

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Review: How I study using a productivity app: Yeolpumta

(7 days ago) However, if one uses the function of “Allowed Apps,” one can use other applications, such as GoodNotes, Gmail, and Google Classroom, while also recording his or her study time. Although there is an overall timer that keeps track, there is also an “Allowed apps” timer.

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First batch of Twitter apps for iPad almost ready to fly

(4 days ago) Tweetie. All eyes are on Loren Brichter, the sole developer of Tweetie, one of the most popular and critically acclaimed Twitter apps for the iPhone.Brichter released the second major version of the iPhone app in October and since then has remained under the radar while seemingly neglecting the Mac version of the Twitter app.

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